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Summary:

Owners of new Nexus 5 phones have noticed some minor physical differences between the latest device and the one that was shipped at launch.

It appears that LG and Google might have made some slight tweaks to the Nexus 5 production line. New device owners on the XDA Developers forum are reporting that phones fresh off the line show some minor physical differences from the ones that were shipped at launch.

Nexus 5 volume.pg

As you can see in the photo above, one of the potential changes include slightly bigger speaker holes, which could remedy the low speaker volume issue some users reported.

Nexus 5 buttons

And you can’t quite tell from the photo, but the user that submitted these images claims the phone’s somewhat loose physical buttons have been stiffened as well.

Nexus 5 SIM

Finally, the SIM card tray appears to protrude from the phone a little less than before.

All of these potential changes are welcome, but none of them are substantial, so chances are you might not even realize them. I’m curious, though – if you’re a Nexus 5 owner, have you noticed any of these issues on your device?

  1. The only issue I noticed with my Nexus 5 was the low speaker volume issue, and that seems to have been corrected with the 4.4.1 update.

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  2. I have no issues with my nexus 5 only that the camera sticks out a bit and I’m so contious about how I put it down lol

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